Definitions for proponentprəˈpoʊ nənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pro•po•nentprəˈpoʊ nənt(n.)

  1. a person who puts forward a proposition or proposal.

  2. an advocate for or adherent of a cause or doctrine.

    Category: Law

  3. a person who propounds a legal instrument, as a will for probate.

Origin of proponent:

1580–90; < L prōpōnent- (s. of prōpōnēns). See propone , -ent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent(noun)

    a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea


  1. proponent(Noun)

    One who supports something; an advocate

  2. Origin: * From proponens, present participle of prōpōnere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proponent(adj)

    making proposals; proposing

  2. Proponent(noun)

    one who makes a proposal, or lays down a proposition

  3. Proponent(noun)

    the propounder of a thing

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